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Manchester United 'make Willian enquiry'

Manchester United 'make Willian enquiry'
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Manchester United reportedly approach Chelsea over a move for Brazilian attacker Willian.

Manchester United have reportedly approached Chelsea over a move for Brazilian attacker Willian.

The 29-year-old was a favourite of Jose Mourinho when the Portuguese was in charge at Stamford Bridge, and it is understood that he tried to sign him for United in the summer of 2016.

Willian has appeared in all 17 of Chelsea's Premier League matches this season, but he has started just eight of those fixtures as Blues boss Antonio Conte continues to rotate the attacker.

According to the Daily Mail, United have made an enquiry for Willian ahead of the January transfer window, but Chelsea are reluctant to sell to a direct rival at the mid-point of a season.

The same report, however, claims that an 'extraordinary offer' could force Chelsea to part with the Brazil international when the winter transfer window opens for business.

Willian has scored six goals and registered four assists in all competitions for his London club this season.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Arsenal970222111121
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester94051515012
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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